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Category Archives : Options

Can Women Die If They Can’t Have An Abortion? 

Since the overturning of Roe vs. Wade, many different narratives have been circulating the nation about women’s healthcare. In this article, we’ll discuss how the Supreme Court’s new ruling affects each state and address a few claims surrounding abortion. What Does The Reversal Of Roe v. Wade Mean For Women? Let’s first break down what […]

3 Things To Know If Considering Mail-Order Abortion

Women experiencing an unwanted pregnancy are sometimes quick to turn to abortion. With the abortion pill now available to purchase online, women wanting to keep their pregnancy a secret now have that option.  But ordering the abortion pill online can put women at risk for physical and mental health complications.  There are several instances where […]

How Does the Overturning of Roe vs. Wade Affect Women’s Rights?

If you research women’s rights, you will find a collection of rights and entitlements achieved by and for women worldwide.  The Supreme Court’s revised decision regarding abortion is largely the topic of women’s rights today in America.  So has anything changed? Here is a recap of what the Court’s decision means and how each state […]

Why Do I Need an Ultrasound Before Taking the Abortion Pill?

If you’ve decided or are thinking about taking the abortion pill, you first need an ultrasound. An ultrasound is essential to give you more information about your pregnancy so you can stay healthy and safe. Before continuing with any pregnancy option, it’s a key step in the pregnancy confirmation process.  We’re here for you at […]

What’s the Difference Between Plan B and the Abortion Pill?

If you want the facts about preventing or terminating a pregnancy, you should know the difference between Plan B and the abortion pill. In this blog, we will clear up any confusion between the two and explain how they work. With each drug, there are different side effects and risks involved. It’s not as simple […]

What Are the Side Effects of the Abortion Pill?

If you’re in the midst of an unplanned pregnancy and researching your abortion options, you’ve likely come across a procedure called “the abortion pill.” Also known as a medical abortion, the abortion pill is a way of terminating an unwanted pregnancy using medication. In this blog, we’ll discuss this abortion procedure and help you understand […]

What is the Difference Between Closed and Open Adoption?

We imagine it’s starting to sink in. You really are pregnant. We hope you’ve verified your pregnancy with free pregnancy testing at Mendo Lake Women’s Center and confirmed it with a free ultrasound. Now’s the time to consider your options.  Why should you consider adoption? Like your other two choices, abortion and parenting, adoption isn’t […]

How Much Does an Abortion Cost in CA?

Are you experiencing an unplanned pregnancy and curious about the cost of an abortion procedure? You’re in the right place. Mendo Lake Women’s Clinic is here to help you confirm your pregnancy, learn about your options, and explore the costs you might face. How much does an abortion cost without insurance?  The cost of an […]

What Are the Risks of the Abortion Pill?

Are you considering taking the abortion pill? We recommend spending time educating yourself on the side effects and complications you might face when terminating your pregnancy, as well as learning about the important precautions to take before scheduling your appointment.  What are the common side effects of the abortion pill?  When taking the abortion pill, […]

Can I Order the Abortion Pill Online?

Just because you can do something, doesn’t mean you should. While you can order the abortion pill online, there are a few things you should know before you make this potentially dangerous choice. Ordering the Abortion Pill Online Yes. You can order the abortion pill online through a telemedicine process now offering abortions by mail; […]